Lakefront Brewery – Oktoberfest

Lakefront Brewery - Oktoberfest

Lakefront Brewery – Oktoberfest

Brewed in: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2015 BJCP Style: 6A – Marzen
ABV: 6%
IBU: 14
Malts: Two-Row Pale, Vienna, Munich, Melanoidin, 30°L Carmel Munich
Hops: Mt. Hood
Best By Date: 2/14/20
Tasting on: 10/1/19
Glass: Pilsner

Aroma: Overtones of moderate-high toasted malt. Undertones of moderate bread crust and very light hops. 8/10

Appearance: Copper with excellent clarity. Off-white head with fine to small bubbles and good retention. 9/10

Flavor: Low hop bitterness in the beginning. The middle is dry with moderate toasty rich maltiness. Minor malt sweetness, minor chalk, and slight hop bitterness in an end that is somewhat harsh. Low toasted maltiness and light hop bitterness in the aftertaste. 16.5/20

Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. Moderate carbonation. No alcohol. 9/10

Overall Impression: Nice rich maltiness, but a bit too sweet for the style. A slightly harsh ending detracts. 41.5/50

Final Score: 84% C+

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